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September 2017 : Japanese Movie Highlight

September 2017 : Japanese Movie Highlight

   1.  I Want to Eat Your Pancreas (Kimi no Suizou wo Tabetai)    One day, I (Takumi Kitamura) – a high schooler – found a paperback book in the hospital. “The Disease Coexistence Journal” was it’s title.   It was a diary that my […]

My Little Baby, Jaya – How Bullying Destroys the Purest Of Souls

My Little Baby, Jaya – How Bullying Destroys the Purest Of Souls

  Won-Sool (Kim Jeong-kyoon) is a man who suffers from a disorder called Cerebral palsy. Won-Sool has a daughter that he cherishes and adore named Jaya (Oh Ye-Sul), who is his pride and joy. Ever since she was little, Won-Sool tries very hard to give her everything […]

Is ‘A Single Rider’ Worth Your Time?

Is ‘A Single Rider’ Worth Your Time?

  Kang Jae-Hoon (Lee Byung-Hun) is a branch manager of a financial company that is on the brink of bankruptcy. When the company eventually collapses – ruining the lives of his clients and employees – Jae-Hoon falls into depression.   Jae-Hoon decides to take an […]

Always – Is This What it Feels Like to Truly Love?

Always – Is This What it Feels Like to Truly Love?

  Jang Cheol-Min (So Ji-Sub) works as a water delivery boy by delivering water into offices. Lately, he picks up a part time job as a parking lot attendant as the old man who worked there before him plans on moving to another city. So […]

The Handmaiden – Another Masterpiece by Park Chan-Wook

The Handmaiden – Another Masterpiece by Park Chan-Wook

Nam Sook-hee (Kim Tae-ri) was an orphan who dreamt of leaving South Korea and to live a better life overseas. One day, a man named Count Fujiwara (Ha Jung-woo) approached Sook-hee and offer her the job to be the personal maid to the rich and […]

A Taxi Driver, The Best Korean Movie of 2017?

A Taxi Driver, The Best Korean Movie of 2017?

Peter (Thomas Kretschmann) is a German reporter who works on a project in Tokyo, but one night when he is hanging out with his colleague, they told him about the riot that has been happening in Gwangju, South Korea. Piqued by this news and also […]

Netflix’s Okja – Does It Lives Up to the Hype?

Netflix’s Okja – Does It Lives Up to the Hype?

Mija (Ahn Seo-hyun) lives a happy and peaceful life in the mountains with her grandfather and her beloved pet, Okja. Okja is one of the 26 special breed of pigs that is sent to Mija’s family by multinational conglomerate Mirando Corporation.  . Mirando Corporation’s CEO, […]

The Battleship Island – It Turned Out to be A Flop?

The Battleship Island – It Turned Out to be A Flop?

 During the World War II, under the colonial rule of Japan, around 400 Koreans were forced onto the Battleship Island to mine for coal and valuables. They were forced to work over time with low pay, were served bad food and got even worse treatment […]

New Trial – A Movie Based On True Story

New Trial – A Movie Based On True Story

 Lee Joon-young (Jung Woo) was a lawyer who only took cases for money. The cases that he took at the time turned out badly and he ended up in a ton of financial debt. That also made the people who put their trust in him […]